2015 Media Centre

Media Releases

December 

16 Dec 2015 - Year 12 class of 2015 eagerly await OP results
02 Dec 2015 - National Report shows Queensland has made significant gains in NAPLAN

November

20 Nov 2015 - Independent Schools Queensland congratulates Year 12 students 

October

29 Oct 2015 - Recognising our Teachers on World Teachers' Day

September

20 Sep 2015 - Independent Schools Queensland Welcomes new Federal Education Minister
01 Sep 2015 - Gladstone Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
01 Sep 2015 - Rockhampton I
ndependent Schools Host Regional Tour

August

28 Aug 2015 - Bundaberg Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
28 Aug 2015 - Fraser Coast Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
26 Aug 2015 - Toowoomba Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
26 Aug 2015 - Ipswich Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
25 Aug 2015 - Senior Assessment to be Strengthened
24 Aug 2015 - Mackay Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
21 Aug 2015 - Cairns Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
21 Aug 2015 - Townsville Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
19 Aug 2015 - Sunshine Coast Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
18 Aug 2015 - Gold Coast Independent Schools Host Regional Tour
17 Aug 2015 - New Taxtation Paper Opposes Extention of GST to School Fees
05 Aug 2015 - Education Reforms Pay NAPLAN Dividends

July 

14 Jul 2015 - ISQ Welcomes Increased Schools Funding in State Budget 

June

22 Jun 2015 - Direct Funding Relationship Between Australian Government and Independent Schools 

May

21 May 2015 - School Leaders Hear from Experts on Social Media, Professional Learning and Innovation at ISQ State Forum: Lead. Learn. Evolve.
20 May 2015 - ISQ Welcomes Common Framework for Pre-service and Graduate Teachers

April

28 Apr 2015 - Federation Reform Could Have Major Implications for Independent Schools: Report
20 Apr 2015 - Innovative Investment Solutions Needed to Fund Vital School Infrastructure

March

26 Mar 2015 - Independent Schools Accountable for Government Funding
23 Mar 2015 - Queensland Parents Reveal How They Choose an Independent School: Major Survey
11 Mar 2015 - Independent Schools Queensland Hostes Education Forum with Minister Pyne - Watch the video: Speech Highlights (2.5mins) | Full Speech (21.5mins)
08 Mar 2015 - Independent Schools Queensland Applauds Achievements of Year 12 Students and Welcomes Continuing Consideration of Reform to Senior Assessment
05 Mar 2015 - NAPLAN Outcomes Are Not the Sole Measure of School Outcomes

February 

28 Feb 2015 - Independent Schools Queensland Congratulates Year 12 Class of 2014 for Outstanding Academic Achievements 
16 Feb 2015 - Independent Schools Queensland Welcomes New Education Minister
13 Feb 2015 - Independent Schools Welcome New Report to Better Prepare Preservice Teachers
06 Feb 2015 - Non-Government Schools Save Australian Taxpayers Billions
05 Feb 2015 - Funding for Students with a Disability Needs to be Improved

January

29 Jan 2015 - Independent Schools Assessment of Education Policies in Queensland Election Campaign
27 Jan 2015 - Independent Schools Welcome New and Returning Students for 2015
06 Jan 2015 - Queensland Election: Education Reforms Critical to State’s Future

Opinion Articles

17 Aug 2015 - The Courier-Mail online: GST should not be applied to the cost of education
02 Jul 2015 - On Line Opinion: Divisive Public Private Schooling Debate Needs to Stop
07 May 2015 - The Courier-Mail: Private-Public Debate Ignores the Complexity of Education
07 Apr 2015 - On Line Opinion: Parents Prefer Local Sources of Information when Choosing an Independent School
28 Jan 2015 - The Australian: Extend School Reforms 

Letters to the Editor

01 Dec 2015 - The Courier Mail re Divisive Campaign Offers Wrong Lesson
07 Jul 2015 - The Courier Mail re Diversity of Schools Vital